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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 09, 1975
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(Studio) Walt Rostow testifies before Senate committee studying CIA. Things in CIA dir. William Colby's report to President Ford make some take 2nd look at Rockefeller commission report
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Report contains information with regard to Operation Chaos, expanded during Nixon years Ex-CIA Director Richard Helms suggested in 1969 that computer network be used for domestic surveillance. Colby says information given to John Dean and Kissinger as national affairs adviser. Report says CIA infiltrated other fed. agencies; possibly White House staff.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

(Studio) House ethics committee to study Representative Michael Harrington's actions in making public secret CIA testimony. Ashland Oil Company admits giving $700,000 illegal corporate gifts to American pols. Company denies using $99,000 from CIA for political gifts. Not known why CIA gave money.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Rowan, Ford
Duration:
00:02:40

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